Cala Ziu Martine

a picture of the beach of Cala Ziu Martine, Dorgali, Sardinia
The beach of Cala Ziu Martine, Dorgali, Nuoro

About Cala Ziu Martine

Cala Ziu Martine (“Uncle Martin”), in the Cala Gonone area of Sardinia, can be reached by both land and sea. This beach is surrounded by a ridge of jagged rock, and Cala Ziu Martine has remained completely untouched. Its sands are pure white and of the pebbly kind. Cala Ziu Martine is suitable for everyone. Located just south of Sos Dorroles beach, it is easily reachable by car.

Directions to Cala Ziu Martine

From Nuoro, take the SS 129 to the direction of Dorgali. Take the SP 39 and cross Lago del Cedrino. Next, head onto the SS 125, and once you’ve passed Dorgali, take the SP 26 and head for Cala Gonone. At the roundabout, turn right on Via Laconi Renzo. At the next intersection, turn right. First pass Sos Dorroles, then continue south and look for the signs to Cala Ziu Martine beach.

Sardinian Beaches Near Cala Ziu Martine

Cala Luna

  • Length: 500 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, hiking.
a picture of cala luna beach in east sardinia

Situated beautifully in the Sardinian gulf of Orosei near Cala Gonone, lies Cala Luna beach, with its white sands, clear waters and steep limestone cliffs.

Cala Fuili

  • Length: 100 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, hiking, climbing.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.
a picture of the beach at Cala Fuili in the province of Nuoro East Sardinia

You'll find the beautiful cove of Cala Fuili three kilometers south of the center of the seaside village named Cala Gonone, in the province of Nuoro, the provincial capital of the central area of East Sardinia. It offers extensive views over the Tyrrhenian Sea, the wooded hills and dramatic cliffs of Parco Nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu. The beach is sandy with small white pebbles around the water edge. Cala Fuili is one of the best beaches of East Sardinia, therefore it can get rather busy during high season, so it's best to go there early if you can, preferably before 9 AM. Beach activities include snorkeling around the rocks, swimming in the crystal-clear warm water, and climbing. If you'd like to take the 3.5-kilometer walk from Cala Fuili to Cala Luna, the hiking route is well signposted. You can reach Cala Fuili Beach from Cala Gonone by heading south on Viale Bue Marino. There's a parking space for about fifty cars.

Sos Dorroles

  • Length: 100 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving.

Sos Dorroles beach offers a different color palette than most beaches of Sardinia. It is located approximately 300 meters away from Palmasera beach.

Cala Osalla di Dorgali

  • Length: 200 meters.
  • Things to do: snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing.
  • ✓ This beach is suitable for families with children.

Cala Osalla di Dorgali has a beach with fine, golden sands and is surrounded by lush greenery, with waters coloured in ever changing shades of light blue.